–Message on behalf of David Edgington–
Dear CAG Geographies of Asia Study Group.
For those of you attending next week’s CAG meeting at Simon Fraser University Downtown Campus Vancouver, please plan to attend the following Geographies of Asia Study Group events.
1. Geographies of Asia Special Panels
WED 3rd June‐8.30am-10.00am
Geographies of Asia 1 (Wosk Centre for Dialogue, 370 HSBC Executive Meeting Room)
Chair: David Edgington
-David W. Edgington, Department of Geography, University of British Columbia
“A Comparison of Canadian and Australian National Branding Strategy in Japan”
-Tim Reiffenstein, Mount Allison University
“Ramen Girl? The real and imagined feminization of ramen in Japanese media: A geographical perspective”
-Austin Uzama, Independent Business Consulting
“Mega‐events as a Response to Kasso (Rural Depopulation) syndrome: The 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics and its Development Implications”
-Tom Waldichuk, Department of Geography & Environmental Studies, Thompson Rivers University
“The effects of land‐use regulations and cultural attitudes on landscape form in the Japanese rural‐urban fringe with North American comparisons”.
WED 3rd June ‐10.30am-12.00noon
Geographies of Asia 2 (Wosk Centre for Dialogue, 370 HSBC Executive Meeting Room)
Chair: Tim Reiffenstein
-Kyle Monahan, Tufts University and Xiaojun You, East China Normal University
“Assessment of economic inequality as a predictor for province‐level water scarcity in China”
-Xuyang Zhao and Huiping Guo, Resource and Environment Department of Shijiazhuang College
“The Conception of City Growth Polar under Collaborative Regional Development”
-Rohit Jindal, MacEwan University
“Securing equitable land tenure through REDD+ in Vietnam: An exploration of critical lessons”.
2. Geographies of Asia Annual General Meeting (AGM).
I propose to hold the AGM at 12 noon-1pm, Wed 3rd June, immediately after the 2 x morning Study Group sessions, in the Wosk Centre for Dialogue, 370 HSBC Executive Meeting Room.
The AGM Agenda; and Report on Activities Held in 2014-15, are attached.